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Once Upon a Time in Hollywood REVIEW (Half Spoilers)

December 2, 2019

First off, I just want to say that it’s no fun to have to make a review like this.

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  • Reply Beyond The Trailer July 27, 2019 at 3:51 am

    For everyone saying the Pitt / Bruce Lee fight was a dream, you're incorrect. That was Pitt remembering WHY Kurt Russell won't let him on set anymore. The distinction is that when Pitt drops Leo off, and Leo says Kurt Russell won't hire Pitt, that's for the Western he's shooting with Timothy Olyphant. The flashback is for the Green Hornet show, which Leo mentions to Pacino he did a guest spot on. Pitt is the stunt double for Leo on Green Hornet, where Bruce Lee was the co-star as Kato, which is why Pitt calls him Kato during the scene and Lee is wearing his classic Kato chauffeur uniform from the show. So again, Pitt is remembering the last time Kurt Russell allowed him on set. So when he snaps out of the flashback, he shrugs because he understands why Russell won't hire him back after that.

  • Reply Dan Ger August 25, 2019 at 5:10 am

    Pathetic review

  • Reply kbg12ila August 25, 2019 at 3:56 pm

    How did you not get it. By the end it was clear this was a fairytale about Hollywood. It was such a beautiful movie. To me it's one of my favourite Tarantino movies.

  • Reply Bruce Wayne August 25, 2019 at 5:15 pm

    I see, that nothing has changed on this channel :/
    EDIT: whAt ArE yOu TrYiNg To SaY hErE, tArAnTiNo?! Has to be a meme at this point. Maybe he's actually no trying to say anything with some of the choices 😉

  • Reply Lucifer Fernandez August 25, 2019 at 6:58 pm

    And this is why you trust critics and not professional fans with their f—king “math”

  • Reply Robert Grant August 25, 2019 at 11:17 pm

    I think the point of showing Pitt probably killed his wife was just to establish the part of his character which would allow him to attack the female murderers so brutally. If we see him as a good guy then we can't really marry that up with the events at the end of the film.

  • Reply vbgggfff August 25, 2019 at 11:32 pm

    If you are an actual movie critic then the film industry is truly fucked.

  • Reply Michael Prescott, Jr. August 26, 2019 at 12:57 am

    This film is total trash.

  • Reply warrcc c August 26, 2019 at 3:07 am

    I feel that Tarantino is sick to put vaginas in a pedestal, and yes, i agree with him that women are sometimes dirty bitches. The film overall was a bad film, but that approach to women was very fine by me.

  • Reply Aviv Shener August 26, 2019 at 10:33 am

    Horrible movie.

  • Reply Shaka Bono August 26, 2019 at 8:07 pm

    A Bad movie …I switch off the video

  • Reply Kieran August 26, 2019 at 10:45 pm

    Usually love your reviews but I think you're misjudged in this one. You have seemed to link things together that aren't linked at all.

  • Reply strictlystarlight August 26, 2019 at 11:04 pm

    I thought the movie was good. However the portrayal of the murderers at the end was not to my taste. They murdered other people that was overshadowed in this movie. I don’t know if I feel the twist was a good idea

  • Reply Josefina Ramirez August 27, 2019 at 3:29 am

    This is the worst take on the movie by far

  • Reply Coffee Allan August 27, 2019 at 7:11 am

    "Once upon.." is a non-hero- journey-fairy-tale about the fairy tale industry. If there is any morale it must be in the meta.

  • Reply Federico S August 27, 2019 at 1:09 pm

    For me seeing Tate snoring made her more endearing. Don’t see what the problem is with the dirty feet or the hair in the armpits either. Don’t see any objectification either (aside for the Pitt scene in the roof, which is fine by me). Tate is portayed as a talented innocent angel, in part as an homage but also to generate dread about what is going to happen to her.

  • Reply Ponette August 27, 2019 at 5:08 pm

    I too am ambivlilant about this movie. Pitt was radiant. Leo amazing. I was disturbed by LC scenes with that lil actress. I felt so much subtext to those scenes it creeped me out. In a way, along with all the other messages QT wanted to convey- I took the ending as a love letter to ST.

  • Reply Nicolas Gastellu August 28, 2019 at 9:16 am

    Listen, at leat you're honest about not understanding the movie, because you clearly don't.

  • Reply Isaiah Smith August 28, 2019 at 5:43 pm

    Honestly to me it was a modern fantasy film, a fairy tale, a little meandering but nonetheless a fun ride.

  • Reply WorkLeftTV August 29, 2019 at 8:23 pm

    Totally Disagree

  • Reply Eoin Mackle August 29, 2019 at 8:34 pm

    Your a bad movie critic. Woman or man, it doesn’t make a difference.

  • Reply Craig Myers August 30, 2019 at 8:02 am

    After such an inept review, maybe you should rename your YouTube page to Beyond the Joke. Sounds like you've got an unwarranted axe to grind with Tarantino there Grace. Think I'll stick with reviewers who don't have hang-ups about women snoring.

  • Reply Funk O'Matic August 30, 2019 at 10:27 am

    saw it…enjoy it…n for those having a problem with lack of woman voices in it…the story is NOT about sharon tate… it's about..n being told from the two main MALE protagonists' points of view…
    the finale works for me much better than the similar type preceding it in Inglourious Basterds…

  • Reply Funk O'Matic August 30, 2019 at 10:38 am

    wait…how is that wife killing in boats related to natalie wood again…? different time..n that's NOT what that whole thing's about.. 😖😖😤😤🤦🏻‍♂️🙄

  • Reply Funk O'Matic August 30, 2019 at 10:39 am

    in conclusion: Grace just doesn't get it.

  • Reply Josh Kane August 30, 2019 at 5:11 pm

    First review of yours that I have completely 100% disagreed with.

  • Reply Fuga Mante August 30, 2019 at 5:48 pm

    Lee's sounds have always been funny, Grace.

  • Reply Richard Magic August 30, 2019 at 8:39 pm

    Totally agree with your review. A big disappointment of a film.

  • Reply E H August 31, 2019 at 2:58 am

    let me guess…

  • Reply Nerd Incorporated August 31, 2019 at 2:52 pm

    The title is Once Upon a Time… in Hollywood
    This movie is a fairy tale
    It over-exaggerates real history and isn't supposed to be taken seriously

  • Reply Alfonso Tamaño August 31, 2019 at 4:24 pm

    Imagine having that bad taste that you can just admit this movie is bad because is from Tarantino

  • Reply Marcio José Andrade Pereira August 31, 2019 at 5:19 pm

    You just don't digged the movie. It's a gas! Far Out!!!

  • Reply ablo show August 31, 2019 at 8:34 pm

    I geuss you aint looking forward to that 10th movie

  • Reply Daveed da sick September 1, 2019 at 7:45 am

    Blah blah blah blah blah women

  • Reply Daveed da sick September 1, 2019 at 7:52 am

    Stick to reviewing trailers and leave whole movies to someone that knows what they’re talking about.

  • Reply Daveed da sick September 1, 2019 at 7:56 am

    Do you remember pulp fiction when Vincent accidentally shot the guy in the car by accident

  • Reply dannyzii September 2, 2019 at 7:24 am

    Really bored to the core by this movie

  • Reply I am Groot September 2, 2019 at 2:20 pm

    So you’re telling me that you would have rather seen Sharon Tate be murdered?

  • Reply Oscar Pinilla Castro September 2, 2019 at 10:32 pm


  • Reply eugenia Eugenia September 3, 2019 at 3:28 am

    Wow! I feel so sad for you having this perspective. You should watch it again! I think it's a great movie and that alternate ending to such a tragedy is so satisfying to watch!

  • Reply Bruno Cabral September 3, 2019 at 6:17 am

    The problem with this film was the advertising. I didn't know about Sharon Tate real fate, and now that I know it, the ending has a total different impact. But the initial 2/3 of the movie is still unnecessary.

  • Reply altoidyoda September 3, 2019 at 12:14 pm

    Considering how shocking you found a child touching someone’s knee, I guess I’m not that surprised you found the rest of the movie so offensive. The interpretations are super strange though.
    Also there’s actually no evidence that Brad Pitt killed his wife because we’re intentionally not supposed to know. There’s no evidence for or against it. The only thing that matters is that people think he did.

  • Reply altoidyoda September 3, 2019 at 12:37 pm

    I gotta be honest… I don’t think I’ve ever heard a review so far off the mark in literally every way in my whole life.

  • Reply Sithgirl2719 September 3, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    I'm so dissapointed on this film, I love tarantinos films, but this movie I felt he didn't know what to do with this, he wanted to do a decaying actor. Who did spaghetti westerns,, and another movie of the mansons family killings… It was a lame film according to his own standards

  • Reply Ambrish Gokuldas September 3, 2019 at 4:05 pm

    she is pea brained, who only loves whatever Disney

  • Reply Nic P September 3, 2019 at 8:48 pm

    I feel blah about this movie….not a Tarantino fan but i am a Leo fan. But not even that could make me want to see this film. It comes off like its for a Hollywood elite instead of audience enjoyment

  • Reply Gary King September 4, 2019 at 3:02 am

    What a bad review for a great movie.

  • Reply Ulric Clayton September 4, 2019 at 5:40 am

    Maybe you're just a stupid woman

  • Reply Benjamin Conaghan September 4, 2019 at 7:10 pm

    I reject your hypothesis grace

  • Reply Robert Ace September 4, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    Boy, it is terrible that Q T is on the way out. With such a huge amount of so-called stars and his pedigree, I am glad I didn't see this one. As far as the "feet" situation, obvious QT has a foot fetish as seen with Uma in PF.

  • Reply Marco M. September 4, 2019 at 8:41 pm

    As a fan of Grace, I'm disgusted by what she's saying.

    This film is literally the opposite of objectification! Tarantino is showing us the natural aspects of humans that we shouldn't look negatively at: armpit hair, snoring, dirty feet. This is what humans look like in real life. We should be celebrating the fact that Hollywood, which is known for its abstract idea of perfect women, made one of the most accurately natural and human movies ever!

  • Reply Leo No September 6, 2019 at 5:07 am

    This film should never have been made. Because of the way Sharon Tate was murdered and because the disgusting murderer is still alive. This disgusting killer is a star in his prison. Through this movie he gets even more fame.

  • Reply Jeremy Stubbs September 6, 2019 at 7:50 pm

    The point of the film, like IB and DU, was to give us the happy ending we wanted to see from the time of history that the film portrayed.

  • Reply Angel Espada September 7, 2019 at 4:42 pm

    One of the W O R S T review I have seen

  • Reply jetty818 September 7, 2019 at 11:54 pm

    Great review.

  • Reply Josh B September 10, 2019 at 8:23 am

    I completely agree with your review, it’s mind boggling how many people can’t see the issues.

  • Reply thestatusquo1000 September 10, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    Excellent review, Grace.

  • Reply Yuri Albuquerque September 13, 2019 at 9:53 am

    I agree with this review in almost 100%. Terrible movie that people are "liking" and deending just because it's Tarantino and the cast.

  • Reply SquaredSpekz - Connor Ellis September 13, 2019 at 12:54 pm

    Bruce Lee didn't make those sounds, they were added afterwards by someone else.

  • Reply Thanasis Ouzounis September 13, 2019 at 1:43 pm

    I like how everybody attacks Grace but no one mentions the killed his wife part, which is a true and bothered me as well while I was watching the movie. Like are we making a hero out of someone who killed his wife? Thats inhumane and at the very least misogynistic…

  • Reply jedi on board September 14, 2019 at 9:03 am

    Seen the film 3 times,,, " 3rd times a charm " ,,,, best film ive ever seen,,, very well written. Love the way,, in most films,, you jump from getting in a car to getting home,, here,,, your with the driver ,,, listening to the songs on the radio,,, your part of it… love it. The ending was WHAT !!!!!,,, but seeing it again and again,, its just a brilliant way to tell,,,, a different view of what might of happened… As for Brad,,, his best ever,,, he can do humour so good…. love to see a spin off about Cliff booth. I loved this film,, . perfect.

  • Reply Sanchez The Manchez September 14, 2019 at 5:12 pm

    Long way to go for women's rights? Yeeeaaah white women are THE most priviledged class in America bar none. Especially when it comes to marriage laws and family court judgements.

  • Reply Gaming Insanity TH September 15, 2019 at 3:57 am

    I reject your hypothesis

  • Reply Supreme Leader George September 17, 2019 at 6:02 am

    This movie was good 👍. Great? No. Good yes. Where you come out with women rights and discussing a movie (key word Movie) which is supposed to be taking place in 1969 and its a Tarintino movie at that. Enjoy the movie for what it is, a movie. Leave the women rights talk for another platform.

  • Reply Pato Vazquez September 18, 2019 at 6:11 pm

    Worst review ever :/

  • Reply Dana Caldwell September 19, 2019 at 7:28 am

    The woman is tearing him apart and you're like we'll just cause she's shrewish doesn't mean he has right.

    Well let's reversed that. If a guy ever just insulted you like that to the point on stalking you'd probably have a dozen white knites to fight your battle meaning you didn't finish. Men are what matters cause we defend and put up with this crap. You say men need to show more respect. Why not show some and out these bitches.

  • Reply Πέτρος Μαυρομάτης September 20, 2019 at 6:08 pm

    I guess you along with my best friend who got waken up by the cheerings at the end of the movie are the biggest examples that Tarantino movies just aren't for everyone….

  • Reply Ryan Craig September 21, 2019 at 1:38 pm

    This review is a complete shit show, and this is her job?

  • Reply John S September 24, 2019 at 3:53 am

    was bored in this movie.

  • Reply John Robichaud September 25, 2019 at 12:02 am

    Loved the movie loved the ending wish the ending was what really happened

  • Reply Iacopo Cutino September 26, 2019 at 12:30 pm

    Finally! This is a bad movie. I totally agree. Thank you.

  • Reply jayjay 154 September 28, 2019 at 11:15 am

    ok the movie was not QT best and neither is the this review

  • Reply whatupdude96 September 30, 2019 at 5:05 am


  • Reply William McAvoy October 2, 2019 at 4:56 pm

    All I see here is that angry fans defend a well acted bad movie. Given that Tarantino has made so many great movies, this one is shockingly unappealing.

  • Reply Smith Wesson October 3, 2019 at 12:48 am

    Wish Tarantino was here to "shut your butt down"

  • Reply Trini GamerDude October 5, 2019 at 1:49 am

    You really stretched here, like really stretched. This wasn't a review and in hindsight you must realize that also. It was more of a ridiculous rant. Dirty feet, snoring women? You really think the producer was trying to take a dump on Bruce Lee as a person or even blame the real life victims of the Manson family? Are you OK? You look and sound kinda wild.

  • Reply Jojo W. October 6, 2019 at 3:39 pm

    I will say that the bit where “he killed his wife and got away with it” was kinda weird lol

  • Reply jude lee October 8, 2019 at 11:54 am

    I agree, it was hard to sit through Tarantino's wet dream for so long. Amazing plot, cinematography and acting but the main character development for all the female characters was
    "awh look shes approachable AND hot"

  • Reply Nwo4life 07 October 9, 2019 at 11:33 pm

    Why is men snoring in film/ tv a "running gag" but women snoring in a movie is objective and trying to say something more?

  • Reply Philip Moore October 20, 2019 at 5:20 am

    This movie was a masterpiece end of story

  • Reply Mike T October 21, 2019 at 12:17 am

    Wow can't believe you misread this movie to that ridiculous extent. I usually enjoy your reviews but I feel you're way off base here .

  • Reply James MacNamara October 24, 2019 at 9:55 pm

    I haven’t seen this film yet and from what I’ve heard it isn’t great, but it does seem Grace as if you are making a lot of how it is portraying women. It’s a movie, it’s not real life. Is it the case that every film in the future has to portray every female character as perfect or else it’s some sort of slight on women’s rights?

  • Reply Philip Moore October 25, 2019 at 1:15 am

    I think its appalling that your implying that tarantinos implys that sharon was cupable in her death you disapoint me grace its just a movie and its great movie

  • Reply B C S October 28, 2019 at 12:32 am

    To talk about some of Grace’s points:

    The case about Sharon’s dirty feet
    She was known to walk around barefoot and would do it as often as possible. She didn’t like wearing shoes.

    Sharon snoring
    Women snore too.

    The Manson Murders
    You sort of sounded like you were defending The Manson family Grace. The Manson Family deserve to be portrayed as brainless children. By the way, would you rather see the murders be portrayed? Cause that is what it sounds like.

  • Reply Aaron Sacks November 9, 2019 at 3:45 pm

    Wow never thought about the movie this way, grace your review really made me think. Thank you! Always an interesting and original take, that's why I love your channel 🙂

  • Reply Matthew Hodgins November 17, 2019 at 9:05 pm


  • Reply Hannah Freeborn November 19, 2019 at 4:52 pm

    Okay usually I agree with Grace 100% (except for anytime she mentions Henry Cavill😉😂) but I'm not sure where this review is coming from??? Her critiques seemed pulled from thin air! Like Tarantino objectifying women while at the same time you and everyone else loved shirtless Brad Pitt! I'm very disappointed in this review!😟❤️

  • Reply Ange Alexiel November 21, 2019 at 12:33 am

    i 100% agree with you, i was a bit disapointed too ,not his best movie at all, i would prefer django or Jackie Brown over this anyday.

  • Reply Goutham Chalamala November 22, 2019 at 9:31 am

    Have you seen Kill Bill Vol 1 and 2, Jackie Brown, Death Proof?

  • Reply P H November 22, 2019 at 10:32 pm

    Way off target with the review. You seem to have a chip on your shoulder regarding this movie.

  • Reply Rinaldo Turconi November 25, 2019 at 4:53 am

    It sadens me to no end to see such a smart and well informed reviewer have such terrible takes :/

  • Reply Hassan Siraj November 26, 2019 at 2:15 am

    What the hell have you been smoking.

  • Reply Pototo Rolon November 26, 2019 at 11:17 am

    I didn't understand what this movie was about based on your revies, but I think I know you a little more, Grace.

  • Reply FlashPoint2042 November 27, 2019 at 2:30 am

    Only place I check for reviews before watching certain films. Thank you and keep doing what your doing!

  • Reply EXCEPTION November 27, 2019 at 11:00 am

    This movie is not about what happened to Sharon
    But what should have happened

  • Reply Sayf A Siam November 29, 2019 at 7:00 pm

    How did people stand 19 minute of this bullshit?

  • Reply johnnyboy November 29, 2019 at 9:34 pm

    You can't say Tarantino was that, just because you felt that way from the characters and film

  • Reply johnnyboy November 29, 2019 at 9:36 pm

    It was made clear that the young girl's character was on par with Leo, if not more mature than him, and she was comforting him.

  • Reply johnnyboy November 29, 2019 at 9:37 pm

    Lol, you are so personally offended by this movie, it's silly

  • Reply H. GodFTW December 1, 2019 at 3:42 pm

    Zoe Bell didn't do any stunts in this film because this role was of playing the wife, not a stunt woman. She an stunt woman/Actress, this rendition of her was the ACTING part. She's not obligated to "Role Model" every time she steps in front of a camera. You're disrespecting her choices by rejecting this role as just something an insensitive man made her do. :/

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